Selected works /residencies/ publications
Contemplative Arts June 2019
with Mirriam Hall
RESEARCH AS PRACTICE
The Isle of Foula; Sept 2019
Commissioned work | Talbot Rice Gallery
Form: 1 Hour film commission as part of Rachel Maclean's home coming from Venice, moving image clip
Commissioned work | Talbot Rice Gallery
Form: 1 Hour film commission as part of Rachel Maclean's home coming from Venice, moving image still
November 2017, selected for Hospitalfields interdisciplinary artist residency based on an ongoing enquiry into autobiographical writing for which I sought form — ultimately developing into my debut novel HAAF.
Selectors: Jude Barber, Architect-Director, Collective Architecture; Janine Matheson, Creative Producer, Visual Artist and Executive Director of Creative Edinburgh; Nuno Sacramento, Director, Peacock Visual Arts
Shown at: Venice Biennale as part of Boston Biennial 4 - Video Finalist | Talbot Rice, Interim | Embassy, Don Salon
DESCRIPTION: Trust In Us
part of the Automated Luxury series, played on loop as an online artwork or projection. Critique of society and neoliberalism, inspired by Mark Fisher's - Capitalist realism, is there no alternative?
MEDIUM: Moving Image
Reviewed by Oliver Fuke, Gallery Manager, Jerwood Visual Arts and Sarah Williams, Head of Programme, Jerwood Visual Arts.
Shown at: City Arts Centre, Edinburgh | Projected Histories, Bath | ECA Degree Show
Description: The sun is always shining.
"No need for guilt, possessor, I am emotionally durable by design. Contact us, love to hear from you, trust in us. Home."
Medium: Sound Installation
Published by Intellect Books
Description: Robertson, Clare. "Feed me, Rachel Maclean (2015), Glasgow film festival 2016, Glasgow film theatre, 17 January 2016." JAWS: Journal of Arts Writing by Students, vol. 2, no. 1, 2016, p. 59+. Gale Academic OneFile
Form: Installation | Sound | Gif
Shown at: City Arts Centre, Edinburgh | The Biennale Project in Venice | Projected Histories, Bath | Eca Degree Show | Turnbridge Arts Centre | Don Salon, Embassy | Bonkers, Whitespace
Description: A call to action or statement of intent: "We have discovered a repeatable error and we encourage you to ACT. FACT. REACT." The artist asks the viewer to consider their own repeatable error and larger issues which are of a circular nature within the socio political climate.
Medium: Moving Image ad Sound Installation
Bonkers Contemporary Collaboration
From left to right: Joan stack | Clare Robertson Moor | Freddie Thomas | Abigail | Roween
The Biscuit Factory 2017
A collaborative and curatorial effort to support early up to support early career artists
Shown at: 44AD Gallery Art + TEXT | ECA Degree Show | Water on Mars | Numbershop Gallery
Description: In reference to Erich Fromm's basic hierarchy the artist questions the effect of the internet and social media on mental well being.
"I don’t wish to tell an anecdote or fashion a description or indulge in speculations where the point turns on me. I left my washing out overnight, it is still wet because it rained. Sometimes errors are unavoidable. Everyone thinks they have something important to say. I think about what it is I want to say to you, don’t listen too intently. And eat and sleep and...."
Medium: Sound and moving image installation
Shown at: Edinburgh Art College Art | Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop | Published in 50gs Empathy Issue
Description: "Waiting. I am mostly aware of turquoise against a deadened backdrop. I think about the Bajau. The Bajau are a small refugee community who live their whole life in the ocean. They are forbidden from setting foot on land and they are known to suffer from ground sickness."
Medium: Text Performance to Camera | Moving Image
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART
Tutored by Laura Edbrook, Rachel Maclean and John Beagles
"EXTENDED CURRENT THEORY"
2014 - 2016
Co Founder | Creative Director
During overseas production I witnessed thousands of metres of tweed being produced in Chinese factories only to be shipped back to Britain. This made little sense to me and I was highly motivated to set up a Scottish brand, the intent being to support local textiles and manufacture the product on home turf and I co founded the brand Strathberry. In 2013 I won Scotland's Most Stylish Retailer Award and the brand found acclaim when Meghan Markle carried a handbag to a royal event.
Mens Wear | Ladies wear | Accessories and Kids Fashion.
Date: 2006 - 2014, Fashion Designer
1ST CLASS HONS
EUROPEAN FASHION DESIGN
Kent Institute of art and Design | Image graduate fashion week London | Spotted by Drapers | Sponsored by River Island.